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Nov 19, 2013 7:00am EST
for massachusetts. we will also take your calls, e- mails and tweets. andy look at today's news. and a look at today's news. ♪ >> good morning, it is the "washington journal" for november 19. president obama will meet with the select senate legionnair les today. several stories in the paper talk about the status of those discussions. president obama will also sit down for an hour long interview with wall street journals gerald side. that at it is the 150th anniversary of the gettysburg address. government of the people by the people and for the people that shall not perish from the earth. on this anniversary we want to get your thoughts not only on the speeches that were told that end, but what it means for our country today. here's how you can do so -- >> if you want to give us your thoughts on the gettysburg address via twitter you can do so. as always, you can e-mail us at >> i hear some of the speech that was delivered back on november 19, 1863. it is by president lincoln. it is rather frustrated dedicated to the great task remaining before us that we take increased devot
Nov 5, 2013 10:30am EST
responsibility of health insurance. let's move forward as the state of massachusetts, as the presiding officer has already done, some 98%, i understand, have health insurance protection in the commonwealth of massachusetts thanks to the leadership of governor mitt romney and the cooperation of both political parties. massachusetts has shown us the way. let's follow that now. let's not turn our back on it. and the last point i'll make on this issue is i keep hearing from the republican side they have a better idea. what is it? i'd like to see the proposal from the republican side that they would put up against the affordable care act. you'll never see it because they basically believe let the market work its will. the market working its will has resulted in 40 million to 50 million uninsured americans. the number is growing, and it shouldn't. it won't under the affordable care act. now, mr. president, i'd like to address the business pending before the united states senate, the employment nondiscrimination act, and ask consent that it be shown in a separate part of the record from my earlier st
Nov 20, 2013 4:00pm EST
policy ofian 3, 2013, the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. capuano is recognized for 60 minutes as the designee of the minority leader. mr. capuano: tonight, several members wanted to discuss the retirement of a very good friend of ours who deserves our recognition and with that, i'm going -- because there are so many people with busy schedules, m going to yield to minority whip, mr. hoyer. as long as you want, steny. don't worry. mr. hoyer: mr. speaker, we bring the house to order. there are some people from massachusetts causing a disturbance. capuano, who r. represents a famous area of america, south boston, a wonderful area of our country. as every member of this house knows, we rely on an outstanding group of professionals who manage the floor and the party cloak rooms. this is true for democrats and republicans. on the democratic side, we have been incredibly fortunate to have been served with great ability by a devoted public servant with a wonderful sense of humor, a sense of this house, a sense of history, a sense of decency and a sense of how to help members greatly. h
Nov 20, 2013 12:00pm EST
from massachusetts, ms. tsongas. ms. tsongas: i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the speaker pro tempore: without objection the gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. shuster is recognized for one minute. mr. shuster: thank you, mr. speaker. i rise today to introduce a good friend and community leader in my home state, reverend paul taylor and thank him for offering today's invocation. he made the trip to the nation's capital from the city of letreau, pennsylvania. for the past 17 years, reverend taylor has dedicated his life to the students and faculty at st. vincent's college. he's held several positions there, dean of admissions, dean of students and executive vice president. his civic engagement and enthusiasm for improving the lives of o's is not limited to higher education he also serves on the board to have directors for the hospital charity foundation. in his personal life he's an avid hunter and served as super to the six-time bowl champio
Nov 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
with massachusetts officials and mr. sullivan. we understand the humility. and i yield my time to the gentleman from virginia, mr. connolly. . . mr. connolly: i thank my colleague. i assure him it bonet be -- it won't be lengthy. when i first heard that barry sullivan was retiring, my reaction was, say it ain't so. i've been in this body for five years and one of the first people i met in orientation was barry sullivan. and as a son of boston, myself, as an irish catholic myself, as somebody whose family vacations where cod periodically, barry also vacations, i felt i was at home. i felt that there was a human face to this institution. who cared about it passionately, who had ties to tip o'neill and joe mogley, two great heros in my family's household in bostonment and i think barry has provided incredible service to the people's body, to this house, and has tried to ease stress, has tried to make our lives more comfortable. i cannot imagine what we're all going to do when our pager goes off and we don't hear that boston sta catow, you know, there will be four votes. this is the last series of the
Nov 22, 2013 6:00am PST
is under way this morning this hour for a massachusetts teen accused of killing a teacher, a grand jury indicted 14-year-old philip c s chisholm yesterday. ical lecnn has been covering th story from the beginning and pamela brown is covering the case. >> you're right christine and john. i was in danvers right after this teacher was murdered and it really stunned the community and now we're learning more horrific details in the story. we have obtained the murder indictment, we obtained that yesterday for 14-year-old philip chisholm. he'll be tried as an adult in superior court for that charge and we're also learning he faces two additional charges for aggravated rape and armed robbery. as of now he's charged as a youthful offender for those. the armed robbery indictment alleges that chisholm armed with a box cutter robbed her of her credit cards, cash and underwear. he sexually assaulted her with an object, this is new information we're learning and this story from the beginning has been so devastating, so horrific, and it's just -- >> it's a teacher that everyone really loved and a com
Nov 6, 2013 4:00am EST
always assumed that, based on massachusetts' experience, the initial sign up will be very slow. and in fact, no payments have to be made until december 15 for coverage on january 1. so, while we don't like the problems we had in october and fixing it in november, we do not think it will impact the timeline because we have a six- month enrollment, so we still have four months left and individuals can apply up until march. >> thank you. thank you, mr. chairman. >> now to senator robert. -- senator roberts. senator robert? >> thank you, mr. chairman. 'm going to focus, if i can, on the concerns raised by senator isakson, alexander, and the chairman, on security and privacy. we have a law, the federal information security management .ct, his mother --fisma everything has to have an acronym. it requires each agency to a point a chief security officer to ensure americans private financial and identifying information is protected. and that is a big issue. secretary civilians revealed last week exchanges operating on temporary authority to operate. there is a 2012 12 memo from zyonts,
Nov 17, 2013 5:00am PST
of massachusetts. his opponent had a marquis name, henry kabt lodge. kennedy won an upset again. they replicated this model in 1960 in the wisconsin proom ima in the west virginia primary. joseph kennedy stepped out of the spotlight, leaving the stage so his kids could shine. he stopped by the president elect's home in georgetown, to meet john f. kennedy jr. >> i counted this up. >> how do you feel about jackson? >> after all, it is amazing. >> joe kennedy was insistent that jack bring robert into the cabinet as attorney general. president kennedy could have someone he could absolutely trust in that position. rfk resisted the idea, tried to get washington wise men clark clifford to talk him out of it. we know how that went. >> i am pleased to accept the position of the attorney generalship of the united states. >> in 1961, joseph kennedy suffered a debilitating stroke, lived out the last decade of his life away from public view with the knowledge that his family name had become the gold standard of american political dynasties. for more on the party that joe built, i want to bring in philip john
Nov 19, 2013 11:00am EST
speakers, and senators -- the gentlelady from massachusetts and washington state. i ask unanimous consent morning business be extended for these two for approximately ten minutes. the presiding officer: is there objection? seeing no objection, the request is granted. ms. mikulski: i now yield to the gentlelady from washington state and then massachusetts. the presiding officer: the gentlelady from washington. mrs. murray: first i want to thank the senator from maryland and the senator from maine for helping to bring so many of us to the floor today to talk about an issue that really cuts across bipartisan -- cuts across partisan lines and has plagued our nation's military and has gone unaddressed for far too long. military sexual assault is an epidemic, and it is right -- it has rightly been identified as such by the pentagon. it is absolutely unconscionable that a fellow service member, the person you rely on to have your back and to be there for you would commit such a terrible crime. it is simply appalling that they could commit such a personal violation of their brother or sister in u
Nov 4, 2013 10:00am EST
president of jobs for the future in boston, massachusetts. kazis leaves the policy and advocacy efforts in jobs for the future -- an organization dedicated to improving education opportunities for low income americans. jfm has helped fostered better school to career transitions. his dedication to expanding a realnities is making difference for students in massachusetts and across the country. cases.elcome to mr. thank you for taking the time to share your expertise. much, senatorery warren. i now invite senator mikulski for an introduction. >> it is with leisure i kirwan.e dr. he has a distinguished career in higher education. he is a faculty member in the classroom trying to educate students. he was a faculty member for over 20 years. he served as the president of college park, the flagship at the university of maryland system. for the last 11 years, he has been chancellor of the university system. he is essentially -- don't tell governor o'malley this, he is the governor of the university system. during his time, he has faced big challenges that higher education faces. tuitions, the d
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Nov 5, 2013 6:00am PST
in massachusetts, too. the young people are last-minute folks. we expect them to roll in december 15 and expect them to do so until the bitter end in march. >> you have people who can use this program to their advantage. these are people who need a lot of medical services, and for which their expenditures are slight. then those who are paying a lot into the program. it's only common sense. why would you need to pay into a program before you could use it. it will have a lot some of outflows and very few inflows. martha: anyone who has a medical condition and they are concerned. they are definitely going to make sure they get on. it's interesting as well. the federal government as part of the deal gave the health insurance companies assurances if it became too onerous on them them would get a federal subsidy to keep this whole thing going and we know where that money comes from. that's taxpayer money. >> you can't give away valuable resource and expect people not to overuse them. it's like putting me on 0 bufft where i can eat all i want and i'll eat the caviar until i throw up. the question is
Nov 27, 2013 6:00pm PST
for the wrong reasons. mostly, the part of massachusetts where i'm fro didn't get any attention. when i was 12 years old, it got a lot, a lot of very positive reasons. it is because of this guy, paul tsongas. he had gone into local politics and in 1992, he was running for president. this is just when i was starting to get interested in politics. i didn't know much about the difference between the two parties. i knew it was really cool that someone that lived a few miles from our house was running for the white housing, the most important job in the world. every afternoon, the lowell sun would land on our doorstep. i would devour the information on the trail. i really wanted him to win. he won new hampshire and maryland and bill clinton overwhelmed him. there were a lot of reasons that he beat tsongas that year. one thing i knew, clinton had gotten rough and pushed the line. i was mad at bill clinton. i'll admit, i held a bit of a grudge. fast forward to 2007. i am writing a column i am not doing tv. i am a nobody. i am in thousands of dollars for debt. with hillary clinton setting out to run f
Nov 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
in massachusetts, and became so outraged by how politics adversely affected her patients that she became the green party candidate for president in 2012. inevitably, the paths of these two crossed. and in the proud tradition of american civil disobedience, they have joined hands to take on the system together, fighting against political corruption and a host of grievances that have led many others to cynicism and despair. each is a member of the green shadow cabinet, a group that offers policy alternatives to our dysfunctional government, and just days ago, they joined with the group to present a petition to the un -- 150,000 signatures -- asking the world to intercede at the fukushima nuclear plant in japan. the meltdown of reactors there after the earthquake and tsunami of march 2011 still threatens much of the world with radiation. japanese officials now say that residents of the area will never be able to return to their homes. radiation from the disaster has reached alaska and the canadian scientist david suzuki recently called attention to research saying that another quake hitt
Nov 28, 2013 7:00am EST
, massachusetts. theoretically, it is a great idea that people should talk politics all the time. the problem is that the nation is divided. they cannot have civil discourse. some programs on c- span, national security issues, people discussing this pointed out that our politicians are unable to discuss certain issues, so how to use -- how do you expect civilians to do so? host: have you have holidays ruined because of political discussions? caller: they can just add to the fuel. roy, from is massachusetts. page, on our facebook most of them saying no. 63 are saying thanksgiving is not time to talk politics. one of the ways you can talk to us about if thanksgiving is a time to talk about politics and how that goes for you, @cspanwj is our twitter address, is our facebook page and journal@c- is our e-mail. taylor, elkton, maryland, democrats line. taylor? caller: good morning. i think it is a great time. one of the things i am most thankful for is growing up with a republican mother and a democrat father. every meal is a political -- meal with is a discussions about
Nov 25, 2013 5:00am EST
. it is 5:12. a police officer in massachusetts sunday investigation this morning. he is accused of steeling more than thousands of dollars from the department, but the reason why he says that he did it, it is a little heart breaking. it is 5:1 >> while you were sleeping, reaction to that historic nuclear great iran. already we're hering from a major sum ally not happy about that -- u.s. allay not happy with the agreement. >> now the obama administration has to sell this to critics. they have a deal with iran to have a six-month period of time to stop nuclear functions and add inspections. the plan has critics. >> i would caution them from overselling this deal because it is not a full dismantling of the program. >> israel calls it a historic mistake. capitol hill says they won't push to impose sanctions during the six-month agreement. the administration hopes to hammer out a longer-lasting, permanent deal. >> rich, thank you. time is now 5:16. an undecided race in the commonwealth is one step closer to being called in the attorney jen really's raus. -- general's raus. >> 5:17 now. d.c. cong
Nov 25, 2013 7:00am EST
, massachusetts, for democrats. you are on with trita parsi. i agree with the caller earlier who was saying why is netanyahu screaming about orion -- iran having nuclear weapons? for them to have that to have energy throughout their country and it creates jobs for their country. think we need to put israel in check. it seems like they are trying to take focus off of what they are doing in their country. they are taking all of the land andans' dividing that country. -- he feels pity because they are treating me palestinian people the same way at germany treated the israeli people. host: do think that is a fair assessment? guest: i would say that because the iranians are -- of the mpt. the and national -- the international community is -- i don'tthe fact think they need a nuclear weapons. nuclear and causes a nuclear domino effect in the middle east, then you have other countries starting nuclear weapons programs. that would eliminate a conventional superiority that iran has. it would eight p.m. -- it would -- mistake for them to host: an e-mail that we received on the subject. in what hetes doe
Nov 15, 2013 3:00pm EST
leader in the senate having lost his 60th vote in a special election in massachusetts that year, felt he could not pass anything. he could not achieve cloture with only 59 democrats to vote in favor of that motion for cloture. that's the reason why not one word was changed between christmas eve 2009 and the time this bill was actually passed. but if h.r. 3590, after it came back from the senate, came to the rules committee, did it come to the house under an open rule? no, it did no. it was a closed rule. we were kept out. process. it's hard to it -- kept house of the process. it's hard to -- the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. burgess: when a bill of this magnitude came with so little debate, so little input from the minority, yeah, we got a one-page bill before the house today. this was a 2,700-page bill that affected every man, woman, and child in this country, not just today, not just tomorrow, but for the next three decades they'll be living under this and it came under a closed rule. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reser
Nov 28, 2013 12:00pm EST
and turkey and head straight to the stores. however, shopping in maine, rhode island and massachusetts is illegal thanks to some blue laws. some wish that was the case at home. know. i don't really do this. >> shopping on thanksgiving day could become just as popular as and turkeyl, parades itself. what are you buying? tv for mying a father. >> when do you plan on eating turkey? >> i plan on missing it this year. >> we found people literally camping out outside the store in arlington, virginia. john guys in one tent. gonzalez, abc seven news. >> here is a look at some other stores opening today. most toys "r" us stores will open at 5:00 this evening. asked by will open at 6:00. at 8:00 the mud jcpenney emma coles, sears and target will open. several malls and outlets will open today including outlets in prince george's county. this is video from last week when it opened. it will provide up-to-the-minute traffic and parking information. just check for the #. an update on a pizza hut managers story. the one in indiana who refused to open the store on thanks giving day. we have learned th
Nov 16, 2013 9:00pm EST
in massachusetts. i would get behind voting for him because i think he could. carry the democrats and 2016. i remember when he was mayor, and when he was mayor, he was very innovative. what he did with improving the city and crime, he did eight -- did an excellent job. became governor, he was only concerned about making his name nationally. host: thank you. can is in fremont, california on the buttons line. republicans line. arizona senator jeff flake. i think he would be an excellent candidate. host: why is that? -- lower like his view taxes, limited government, and strong national defense. host: ok. what you think about paul ryan? caller: i liked it. i like paul ryan and i like rick santorum. nominate someone like chris christie he is not going to stand much of a chance at all because he is in line with president obama too much as of late. i don't think we can defeat either vice president joe biden or hillary clinton. either one of them could be the nominee or they might get on the same ticket together, which is what i am afraid of. i don't think that governor christie could defeat either b
Nov 17, 2013 4:00am EST
massachusetts is still thinking about running against me. >> bring it on! somethingt me say nothing nic nice about scott brown in case he becomes a fellow citizen. [laughter] will give you the shirt off his back and i have seen the photos to show it. [applause] thatone of the big issues congress has been dealing with is immigration reform. peopleople think that are sneaking across our borders, trying to get jobs they don't .ualify for that is enough about scott brown. [applause] you know there are two announced republican candidates for the united states senate, jim rubin and karen testament. that should be quite a primary. for those of you worried that dancing with the stars might go off the air, this will be a new source of entertainment. but to get serious tonight, the republicans think that the difficulties we have had with enrolling people in the new going toe care act are be their road to victory in 2014. but let me tell you something. and we all know this in this room. every american deserves a affordable quality healthcare. [applause] and that is why we are going to make the affordab
Nov 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
has also taught at schools in massachusetts. >>> one of the notorious gangs of violence is dealt a crippling blow. members and associates of the black guerrilla family gang. derek valcourt with more on this major bust. derek? >> reporter: 48 people in all. most of them have been arrested. some of them are still on the run. police say they are responsible for years of bloody violence and drug trafficking. >> reporter: for the first time, dozens are suspected of black guerrilla gang members. police say they were in the green mount neighborhood. and this morning, police and federal atf agents swept through that area, arresting dozens of suspected members of that gang. >> they are responsible for the vast majority of the violence, the death, the destruction that's happening in our communities. for us, within our organizations, they are our target. this is where we start to stablize them. this is where we start cutting the head off of that organized group and bringing them to justice. >> reporter: investigators connected the gang and its associates to at least 13 murders and 12 nonfat
Nov 22, 2013 11:00am PST
of massachusetts and boston households. i covered the kennedy family throughout my career. they had a cautious choice to have no representation at the ceremony today. they don't like to talk about the assassination of kennedy. you mentioned jean kennedy smith at arlington to. ethyl was there on wednesday. look at this one, caroline kennedy, the surviving daughter of jack kennedy's family, she moved to tokyo recently to become the u.s. ambassador, and make no mistake about the timing. she went there just in recent days. she wanted to be out of the country and starting her new job so she didn't have to be part of this. but i will say here in dallas, you mentioned, they had the reputation of the city of hate. it's been a hard time for the city and the city deserves credit for the respectful ceremony despite some adverse weather conditions. >> it was beautiful. thank you so much in dallas. from the president to the former first lady, jacqueline kennedy. she was known really around the world for her exquisite taste in fashion. but it was that pink suit, one of her favorites, and she was wearing tha
Nov 22, 2013 7:00am EST
. the senate was in session. ironically, the 31-year-old senator from massachusetts, ted kennedy was presiding at that moment. guest: that is right. as many of your viewers know, being the presiding officer is more of a chore than a position of power. the power in the senate resides with the two floor leaders. being in the chair is pretty ceremonial. sign -- islways is a assigned to a freshman. he was one of 10 a freshman in that class. he was the youngest of the bunch at 31 years old. hort strahl s and was presiding at the lunch hour. as was typical, there was no roll call vote that day. they started preliminary debate on legislation the following week. there was some pulmonary debate going on. this was 20 minutes after the shots were fired. a messenger came in and informed senator kennedy as the -- i had never seen that before. that was a moving bit of footage. it happened just like that. he slipped out of the room. a general hubbub ensued. a guy named winston from vermont was giving a speech about library construction. said, woulde morse the senator yield for an emergency. that got everyone
Nov 22, 2013 2:00am PST
-old massachusetts boy has now been formally indicted for allegedly raping and killing his algebra teacher. philip chism is phasing first-degree murder as an adult. prosecutors say chism raped 24-year-old colleen ritzer in inside the school and dumped her body in a nearby woods. the young teacher had reportedly stayed behind to discuss an upcoming exam with the boy. >>> one of the biggest injustices of the last century. the scotts borough boys wrongly convicted in the rape of two white women in alabama in 1931. six of them later cleared or pardoned but three others, haywood patterson and charles wing and andy wright remain convicted felons until now, some eight decades later. the state has officially pardoned them. >> long time coming. >>> after more than a decade behind bars, mike skakel is now a free man. he was relieved from prison weeks after his conviction for the 1975 murder of a neighbor was vacated. his bail set at $2.1 million. the appeals process could take years. >>> the s.e.c. is considering a plan that would let airline passengers use their cell phones in flight. the proposal would li
Nov 5, 2013 4:30pm EST
-election of president obama, the election of the gentlelady from massachusetts, the presiding officer, today. it was a big day. it was a big deal. 20 women came to the senate. a new democratic woman, a distinguished just woman from the state of nebraska, and when they came forward with excitement, filled with passion to serve the nation, represent and be the voice of the people in their state and to get something done, and not only to do it in the lowest common denominator but also to be able to work together for the common good and worry about the next generation, not the next election. that's what we did. let's recall how we felt this time last year. let's get our act together and press on. madam president, i yield the floor. ms. mikulski: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from maryland. ms. mikulski: i was so excited talking about my topic i forget to note when i concluded the absence of a quorum, so i thereby ask to note the absence of a quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll. quorum call: a senator: madam president? the presiding officer: the senat
Nov 5, 2013 12:30pm EST
was a benefit directed at older people alone and not younger people and what massachusetts tells us the more direct analogous experience tells us young people come in very late. those who in massachusetts qualified for medicaid coverage or other kinds of coverage that did not require the payment of a premium came in fairly large numbers right away. premium paying customers didn't come until late as we cited in the past and only 123 folks came in massachusetts and the first month. for those of us who either have kids or some of you are young enough to remember when you were like at that age, it has always been the expectation in the case that the younger americans will wait until the last minute when they make a decision and apply and enroll. so that was our expectation that there would be the case and we tried to telegraph that in general about enrollment and the crescendo that we expect. there's no question that the problems on the web site have exacerbated the trend, which is why we have to work all the harder to make sure that it gets up and running and that we do everything we can to mak
Nov 28, 2013 5:00pm EST
. it is outlawed in rhode island, maine, and massachusetts. commercial. having said that, we are going to go see "frozen" right now. >> the national retail association estimates 33 million americans. this thanksgiving. that is 35 times the number of people in the state of maryland. >> if i wait until the last minute, the one not have exactly what i'm looking for come christmas time. >> you are looking at a handsome line across the parking lot from us. i spoke to one employee who said working not mind holidays. after all, this year it means she can afford to buy her kids toys on christmas. i'm kevin lewis, abc 7 news. >> thank you very much. the new tanker out let's -- ets on the ann arbor open tonight. police will be managing traffic, and they will be sending out up- to-the-minute traffic and parking information. those updates will be going out through twitter using the hashtag #operationoutlets. customers should expect delays around those outlets. a check on the traffic situation. it looks pretty bare right now, amy. >> yeah, it's a pretty good ride. you can see that traffic is light in both di
Nov 22, 2013 4:30am EST
this teenager for killing a popular teacher in massachusetts. yesterday 14-year-old philip chism was indicted for first-degree murder, aggravated rape and armed robbery. prosecutors say chism's algebra teacher tried to talk to him about a test. they say chism attacked and killed her and then dumped her body in the woods behind the school. prosecutors are pushing for chism to be tried as an adult. >>> new york congresswoman grace ming says the knockout game may be the reason she was punched in the head earlier this week according to "u.s. news & world report." someone held her up at 8 and e street, not far from the metro station. the thief took off with her bag. she is okay. the knockout game is when you punch a passerby in the head with as much force as you can. the goal is to make the person lose consciousness with one punch. >>> this morning more parents are stepping forward and speaking out against a woodbridge daycare center. last week news 4 told you about two workers at minnieland academy fired for allegedly abusing the children, accused of stepping on children's toes, spr spraying them
Nov 8, 2013 4:25am EST
in the nation. >>> a plan to bring a movie theater to the area north of massachusetts avenue is in the works. the washington business journal reports landmark theaters plans to build a ten-screen movie theater as a development plan at new york avenue and m streets northeast. the theater will have a full bar, luxury reclining seats, reserve seating and a 3-d projection option. >>> well, the redskins looked really good as they were going into half time last night but not so good when they walked out of town. >> can't have those drives and we can't let that swing the momentum for the rest of the game. it felt like we were in control. >> reporter: rough night against the minnesota vikings despite dominating many statistical categories. >> the redskins lost to the minnesota vikings 27-34. the vikings had one win going into this game. christian ponder left with an injury. rg3, 281 yards. the loss drops the skins to 3-6 on the year, the same record they had last year before they finished with seven straight wins to take the division. so there's a chance. >> there is a chance. the saints have to hel
Nov 15, 2013 11:00am EST
rate that experienced in massachusetts. even with all the technical problems we have had. in my state of california, nearly 400,000 people have begun applications in the first month. there will be a total of six months to sign up, this program is going to work. . these are significant signs of progress. they show us we're on our way. on our way to dramatically expanding health insurance coverage in this nation. this bill will take us backwards. i urge a no vote and i retain the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from michigan is recognized. mr. tipton: mr. speaker, i would yield two minutes to the gentleman from oregon, mr. walden. -- mr. upton: mr. speaker, i would yield two minutes to the gentleman from oregon, mr. walden. mr. walden: i rise today for the voice of oregonians who have already received their cancellation notices. they've been told the policy that they like, that they wanted to keep they cannot have any longer. i was down in my district for eight straight days last week. 36 meetings, 12 counties, 2
Nov 21, 2013 9:00am EST
the national average. for example, new hampshire was 30% above the national average. massachusetts was 43%, maine, 67%, and florida, 68%. unfortunately those living in these and many other states can expect to see higher prices once again this winter, and this is precisely why we are bringing to the floor h.r. 1900. h.r. 1900 simply would bring certainty and agency accountability to the natural gas pipeline permitting process. it would allow natural gas pipelines to be built in a safe, responsible, and timely manner. it would also make existing natural gas pipelines safer. during the legislative hearing on h.r. 1900, we heard testimony from industry of a corrosive natural gas pipeline that could not be replaced in a timely manner because an agency missed the deadline to issue a permit by nearly a year. the american people demand better than this. and so as we hear discussion and consider amendments to h.r. 1900, i want to thank once again the members of the subcommittee, the staffs, and representative pompeo for all the work on this important legislation. i respectfully reserve the balanc
Nov 19, 2013 2:00am EST
to fight it. the republican points to massachusetts, but that law had huge bipartisan support in the state legislature, making it easy to go back and fix things when they did not work and tinker with it. host: here is a little bit from the president late last week. [video clip] >> those who got cancellation notices do deserve and have received an apology from me. they want, whether we can make sure that they are in a better place and that we meet that commitment. by the way, it is important to note that a whole bunch of folks in congress and others who made this statement, they were entirely sincere about it. the fact that you have got this percentage of people who have had this impact, i want them to know that their senator or congressman, they were making representations based on what i told them and what the white house and the administrative staff told them. it is on us. it is something that we intend to fix. host: kyle cheney? guest: the president has been getting an earful from congress, democrats in congress, about the fact that they stuck their necks out for him when he said if you
Nov 17, 2013 12:00am EST
. [applause] you might have heard that scott brown -- [crowd boos] scott brown from massachusetts is still thinking about running against me. let me say something nice about scott brown in case he does become a fellow citizen. [laughter] he will give you the shirt off his back and i have seen the photos to prove it. [applause] one of the issues that congress is dealing with is immigration reform. some people think that people are sneaking across our borders, trying to get jobs they don't qualify for. [laughter] that is enough about scott brown. [laughter] [applause] there are two announced republican candidates for the senate -- jim reuben and karen and hesterman. that should be quite a primary. [laughter] for those of you that "dancing with the stars" might go off the air, this will be a new source of entertainment. to get serious tonight, you him him know, the republicans think that the difficulties at we have had with enrolling as you we have had with enrolling people in the new as a affordable care act are you are you -- going to be their road to victory in 2014. but let me tell you so
Al Jazeera America
Nov 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
states includes new jersey, massachusetts, what voters is a decided today offers an intryinging look at the parts. governor races in new jersey and virginia, and six states have more than 30 battle measures ranging from a hike in the minimum wage, new taxes on the sale of marijuana, and 200 million bond issue to save the houston astro dome, and there are cities electing mayors like atlanta, detroit, houston and new york. let's begin with the governor races, new jersey governor chris christie said he's not concerned about lack of support from the state's tea party republicans, and from the looks of the polls he has no reason to be. christie is expected to win in a landslide over democrat barbara bono. we just heard that the associated press has just called the race for governor chris christie in the state of new jersey. but it's been a different story in virginia why terry mcauliffe faced off against a conservative opponentopponent ken cuccine ll. mmcmcauliffe leads with a very small lead. let's go to new jersey and john terrett is there with the latest news. >> reporter: as you cross
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Nov 20, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> leave that graphic up there. >> if you want mandatory healthcare go live in massachusetts. if you want the free market and individual savings accounts, financial money savings accounts, go live in texas. as uncle ronni used to say you can vote with your feet. when the government attempts to do what only the free market can do. when the government says everybody has got to drive a mercedes whether you can can afford one or not, whether you want to drive one or not, very few people will have cars and everybody will be walking to work. >> you say you want to do away with social security, medicare, and medicaid? >> oob -- absolutely. it would be far better administered. >> you think you can do away with social security and medicare in this country? >> i don't think it could be done with the stroke of a pen and i don't think there is a consensus for it. but, in my world, where the government lives within the confines of the constitution, people are responsible for themselves. it's not the beltway world where you live. people don't look to the federal government to take care of them. >> i th
Nov 11, 2013 4:00pm EST
or no deal. >> rescue crews saved a stranded swimmer off the coast of massachusetts. and it was all caught on tape. the man was stranded. his friends called police when he didn't come back to shore. the man treaded water for about an hour, before rescue crews saved him. doctors at the hospital treated him for hypothermia. >>> cooking chicken may not be enough to keep your family safe from salmonella. stephanie stall reports, what you do before you cook it could put your health in danger. >> reporter: fried, roasted or grilled, chicken is a popular dish. no matter how you cook it, this is usually what happens first. >> reporter: about 90% of americans wash chicken before cooking it. >> why? >> because it say you're supposed to. >> reporter: because of the salmonella. >> reporter: every year, people get food poisoning from salmonella and other food poisoning that can be deadly. they did a study that showed washing raw chicken doesn't get rid of bacteria. it actually spreads it. >> in the literature, they call it aerosolization. you have this spray that is splashing back. >> reporter: jennife
Nov 25, 2013 6:00am EST
. there along massachusetts avenue near dupont circle. watch your footing. and around the region we have a frozen start this morning and a frozen dawn yesterday. i took this picture atpics to there is a splash of pink over washington now. the live view from our hd sky watcher camera and under that mostly clear sky temperatures are down to just near 20 degrees around much of the in metro area. near the bay in the low 20s. it's in the upper teens, many of the rural areas of virginia. this michael jord this morning here is the timing on the storm that is going to be affecting our weather here beginning tomorrow this area of pink, the zone of maybe a little fyé this is noontime tomorrow. a chilly rain and then the rest of the afternoon, areas moderate to maybe briefly heavy rain. the rest of tuesday into tuesday night and into part of wednesday. and then wednesday afternoon it may change back to a wet snow before it all ends and turns windy and colder for thanksgi and then for the skins tonight should be just cold and partly cloudy and then tomorrow a little sleet
Nov 1, 2013 6:00pm EDT
storm system, that stretches from texas to massachusetts hurtling eastward bringing high winds and leaving a trail of damage. tornadoes reported in arkansas and southern illinois. in austin texas, yesterday we saw over a hundred water rescues. you can see they are struggling to get the bus out of the river. one thing we learned today, all school kids in the state of kansas are required to practice bus evacuation drills. and we're told that in this case, it might have saved lives. david. >> clayton, thanks to you. brave school children, abc meteorologist tracking all of this. you say we might be dealing with flurries behind it. >> yes. behind the cold front that did this. more than 300 severe weather reports for really much of the nation. you see some of them focused in the northeast and tennessee valley, southern indiana, a lot of wind damage. but behind it, watch this low pressure system, it travels up to the northeast, into canada and behind comes chilly air. not only chilly like detroit in the 40s throughout the weekend but you see snowflakes around the makes, syracuse, pitt
Nov 12, 2013 6:00pm EST
pileup in buffalo new york. from the first flakes flying in massachusetts to this little girl basking in well over a foot in michigan. look at the temperatures slipping into the teens and the 20s in the great lakes and the first full freeze from boston to new york city. tomorrow morning the south is not spared. freezing as far south as dallas and atlanta all the way to the gulf coast. while the below average chill will be short lived, aaa is reminding us it's time to get your vehicles ready. it's always good to keep a bag of cat litter or salt for traction in case your car gets stuck. have a basic tool kit with pliers and an adjustable wrench. finally a penny. yep it's that simple to find out if you need new tires. put it head first into your tire tread. if you can see all of lincoln's head you need new tires. if it goss down past the hairline you're okay. this should be good for this winter. there are more than 600,000 winter related car accidents every year. so grab a penny and do the test tonight. diane. >> great advice as the season begins. thanks so much. >>> tonight a big health
Nov 13, 2013 6:00pm EST
, massachusetts may be doing the same. spending a whopping $500 a month just on heat. >> how much are your heating and gas bills draining you guys? >> it's significant, a vacations we're not taking. or money that's not going to the college fund. >> reporter: but where you might see a warm, inviting home. >> i brought my trusty thermal imaging camera for ya. >> reporter: energy expert is using that ghostbusters looking device, to see money flying right out the doors, and windows. >> we're looking at their front door. >> reporter: see those dark spots? that's cold air sneaking in through their front door. you had no idea? tip number one, weather strip your doors. >> this is a simple fix. will take us just a couple minutes and he'll be warmer all winter. >> reporter: in the living room, we discover more cold air coming in through the windows. but another hidden heat culprit, check out the floors too. >> i can feel a draft. >> reporter: tip number two, seal your base boards and caulk the windows. like that? >> perfect. perfect. so far we slashed $240 off their heating bill but we're not done. down sta
Nov 1, 2013 7:00am EDT
-term process. we saw this in massachusetts where the first couple of months were just feeling out and discovering what the site is all about. closer to the deadline, that is when the actual enrollment will happen. that theyou think administration has done enough to educate young people about what is available? why -- and why it is important? guest: they have made efforts, we need to do more. we talk to young people every day. the difference between obamacare and the affordable care act? things like that are not necessarily translating to young people on the ground. what is a deductible? these tax credits -- does that mean i will have to pay the full price up to run and wait for my refund on the road? you can pay the reduced price right away. things like that are very important for young people to understand. i think that we have a long way to go. not just for young people, but for all americans, to understand how this works. host: what is the difference between obamacare and the aca? guest: there is not a difference. the term perception, obamacare has become a political hot potato
Nov 17, 2013 7:00am EST
that republicans have one. first was scott brown in massachusetts. there was a lot of national money there. at the center of that race was obamacare, which had not passed yet. it was -- scott brown was supposed to be the senator who could stop it. the wave in the house made gains in the senate but were not able to win those races. if you think about what republicans have lost since president obama was first , mitt romney12 explicitly did not run against obamacare or on health care. mostly because he was trying to get away from his record in massachusetts. republicans looking at this from a political perspective need to in criticizing obamacare and going after online health care, but it will also own,re a plan of their there are a lot of plans in the house and the senate that republicans are throwing out there, some good ideas, but there needs to be some leadership. someone who can take these ideas and say -- here is the republican vision for what health care should look like. it does not look like the old one and it certainly does not look like obamacare. this health care debate may stretc
Nov 30, 2013 7:00am PST
protests across the country. other demonstrations took place in virginia, massachusetts, florida, maryland and right here in the bay area. at the wal-mart in san leandro, five were arrested for civil disobedience. they were chanting and marching outside the store on davis street. the average employee makes $1.85 an hour. protest ever say it needs to be well above that. >> that's a poverty wage. they are having to take on second jobs, they are having to use food stamps, other public programs to get by. >> wal-mart released a statement saying that the company's wages fall at the higher end of the retail industry and the company said that most of its employees make more than the minimum wage. >>> some shoppers at a kohl's store are angry after saying they were denied special sales prices. dozens of shoppers at say they were told the black friday sale ended while they were actually still waiting in line. many of them said they were in line for hours, long before the sale prices were set to expire. >> they kept saying they were going to honor the sales until 2:30. >> standing in line for tw
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